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Musical Theater

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  • "50 Shades! The Musical Parody" will play Chicago

    "50 Shades! The Musical Parody" will play Chicago
    “50 Shades! The Musical Parody” will return to Chicago next January for one week, Broadway in Chicago said on Tuesday. The musical, one of a number of shows riffing on E.L. James’ enormously popular series of erotic books, was last...
  • Voices of Faith: What role does music play in Hindu, Muslim faiths?

    Syed E. Hasan, Ph.D., Midland Islamic Council: Music is the use of voice or instruments to produce sound effects that are melodious, pleasing, and harmonious. Using this definition, the answer to the question is: Music has a place in Islam. There is...
  • Musical Chairs At QB

    The game of quarterback musical chairs that has gone on for more than a year lost a key participant Monday when UConn announced that sophomore Casey Cochran will not play again. A look at the QB ups and downs in the past 54 weeks: Aug. 29, 2013: Towson,...
  • Broadway's Kelli O'Hara Joins NBC's 'Peter Pan Live!'

    NBC has again turned to the Great White Way before setting off for Neverland, tapping Tony nominee Kelli O'Hara for its upcoming musical "Peter Pan Live!." O'Hara, whose credits include "The Bridges of Madison County" and "Nice Work if You Can Get It,"...
  • New director aims to march Burroughs High band into the future

    New director aims to march Burroughs High band into the future
    This fall, Burroughs High has a marching band with more than 100 students — a healthy number for most high schools. But the new director’s goal is to expand the program even more. Taylor Arakelian recently took the helm as Burroughs’...
  • Michael C. Hall, from 'Dexter' to 'Hedwig' on Broadway

    Michael C. Hall, from 'Dexter' to 'Hedwig' on Broadway
    Having retired the power saw and meat cleaver from the Showtime series "Dexter," Michael C. Hall will don a wig and lipstick for his role as the transgender rock star in the Broadway revival of "Hedwig and the Angry Inch." Producers announced this...
  • Charles Troy wades deep into Broadway's history

    Charles Troy wades deep into Broadway's history
    Most of us, for reasons having to do with lack of talent, physical gifts or luck, must at some time give up our youthful dreams. And so we realized long ago that we would not be playing quarterback for the Bears, not be an astronaut and walk on the moon,...
  • The Beatles' complete mono catalog released on vinyl LPs

    The Beatles' complete mono catalog released on vinyl LPs
    In one sense, Tuesday's release of the complete mono catalog of the Beatles on vinyl LPs is the most technologically ambitious attempt yet to take what is arguably the most significant body of recorded music in the pop era and do … absolutely...
  • Tony-winner 'Once' to open Hippodrome season

    Tony-winner 'Once' to open Hippodrome season
    Big-bucks movies -- "Sister Act," "Ghost," "Flashdance," "Dirty Dancing," to name a few -- get turned into stage musicals with some frequency. Indie films form a smaller screen-to-boards subset. Of these, "Once," based on the minuscule-budget, shot-in-17-...
  • Gerald Wilson dies at 96; multifaceted jazz musician

    Gerald Wilson dies at 96; multifaceted jazz musician
    Gerald Wilson, a bandleader, trumpeter, composer, arranger and educator whose multifaceted career reached from the swing era of the 1930s to the diverse jazz sounds of the 21st century, has died. He was 96. Wilson, who had been in declining health, died...
  • 'Into the Woods,' 'Dunsinane' headed to Wallis Annenberg Center

    'Into the Woods,' 'Dunsinane' headed to Wallis Annenberg Center
    A production of the musical "Into the Woods" from the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, a concert with Branford Marsalis and an evening with former CIA director Leon Panetta will be among the highlights of the new season at the Wallis Annenberg Center for...